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Website Launch & Marketing


Commissioning, maintaining, and promoting a website for your small business, organisation, or individual project can sound like a daunting task, but it’s easy when you know how!

Let me share over 20 years of experience in website design, development, and Search Engine Optimisation. Here I break down the process, and the requirements, and provide important information that will save you time, money, and headaches!

Launching and Marketing your Website

Upon the completion of your website’s testing phase, the next imperative step is the implementation of a marketing strategy. To maximize your website’s reach and impact, it is paramount to seamlessly integrate your web and email addresses into all facets of your digital and physical communication channels, from stationery to email correspondence, ensuring a cohesive and professional online presence.

In the vast digital landscape, creating a stunning website is just the beginning. To truly succeed online, you must harness the power of website promotion. After all, what’s the point of having a fantastic website if no one sees it? In this article, we’ll explore essential strategies for promoting your website and enhancing your online visibility.

Website Promotion: Boosting Your Online Visibility

9 Website Marketing Methods

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

SEO is the cornerstone of effective website promotion. Optimising your website for search engines helps you rank higher in search results, driving organic traffic. On-page optimisation is part of my service. Quality content creation, and building high-quality backlinks also play a part. Regularly update your content to stay relevant and maintain a user-friendly, responsive design.

Content Marketing

High-quality, informative, and engaging content is a powerful tool for website promotion. Start a blog, create how-to guides, publish articles, and share videos or infographics. Content not only keeps your audience engaged but also helps you establish authority in your niche, attracting more visitors to your site.

Social Media Marketing

Leverage the power of social media platforms to expand your reach. Share your website content on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Engage with your audience, run targeted ad campaigns, and make it easy for users to share your content with their networks.

Social Media Marketing: The Ultimate Guide
(HubSpot Blog)

Email Marketing

Email marketing is an effective way to promote your website and connect with your audience. Build an email list and send newsletters, product updates, or exclusive content. 

Paid Advertising

Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising through platforms like Google Ads or social media advertising on Facebook, Instagram, and others can provide immediate website traffic. Invest in targeted ads, carefully choosing keywords and demographics to reach your ideal audience.

The Ultimate Guide to PPC Marketing – HubSpot Blog

Influencer Marketing

Collaborating with influencers in your niche can expose your website to a broader audience. Influencers can promote your website and products through their platforms, providing a credible endorsement that often leads to increased traffic.

Networking and Partnerships

Build relationships within your industry by networking and forming partnerships with complementary businesses. Cross-promotion can be an effective way to tap into each other’s audiences and increase website traffic.

Guest Blogging

Write guest posts for other reputable websites in your niche. This not only establishes your authority but also provides backlinks to your site, improving its SEO and driving traffic from other platforms.

Online Communities

Participate in online forums, discussion boards, and relevant communities related to your niche. Offer valuable insights and solutions to problems while subtly promoting your website as a helpful resource.